2022 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A15.0

Tuberculosis of lung

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Billable/Specific Code
  • A15.0 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2022 edition of ICD-10-CM A15.0 became effective on October 1, 2021.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of A15.0 - other international versions of ICD-10 A15.0 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Tuberculous bronchiectasis
  • Tuberculous fibrosis of lung
  • Tuberculous pneumonia
  • Tuberculous pneumothorax
The following code(s) above A15.0 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to A15.0:
  • A00-B99
    2022 ICD-10-CM Range A00-B99

    Certain infectious and parasitic diseases

    Includes
    • diseases generally recognized as communicable or transmissible
    Type 1 Excludes
    • certain localized infections - see body system-related chapters
    Type 2 Excludes
    • carrier or suspected carrier of infectious disease (Z22.-)
    • infectious and parasitic diseases complicating pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O98.-)
    • infectious and parasitic diseases specific to the perinatal period (P35-P39)
    • influenza and other acute respiratory infections (J00-J22)
    Use Additional
    • code to identify resistance to antimicrobial drugs (Z16.-)
    Certain infectious and parasitic diseases
  • A15-A19
    2022 ICD-10-CM Range A15-A19

    Tuberculosis

    Includes
    • infections due to Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Mycobacterium bovis
    Type 1 Excludes
    • congenital tuberculosis (P37.0)
    • nonspecific reaction to test for tuberculosis without active tuberculosis (R76.1-)
    • pneumoconiosis associated with tuberculosis, any type in A15 (J65)
    • positive PPD (R76.11)
    • positive tuberculin skin test without active tuberculosis (R76.11)
    • sequelae of tuberculosis (B90.-)
    • silicotuberculosis (J65)
    Tuberculosis
Approximate Synonyms
  • Inactive tuberculosis of lung
  • Infiltrative lung tuberculosis
  • Isoniazid resistant tuberculosis of lung
  • Multidrug resistant tuberculosis
  • Nodular tuberculosis of lung
  • Pulmonary tuberculosis
  • Pulmonary tuberculosis (tb)
  • Respiratory tuberculosis
  • Tuberculosis (tb) lung infiltrative
  • Tuberculosis (tb) lung with fibrosis
  • Tuberculosis (tb) lung, cavitary
  • Tuberculosis (tb) lung, drug resistant to isoniazid
  • Tuberculosis (tb) lung, latent
  • Tuberculosis (tb) lung, nodular
  • Tuberculosis (tb) lung, pneumothorax
  • Tuberculosis (tb) lung, resistant to multiple drugs
  • Tuberculosis (tb) of lung
  • Tuberculosis (tb) pneumonia
  • Tuberculosis (tb) with bronchiectasis
  • Tuberculosis of lung with cavitation
  • Tuberculous bronchiectasis
  • Tuberculous fibrosis of lung
  • Tuberculous pneumonia
  • Tuberculous pneumothorax
Clinical Information
  • Mycobacterium infections of the lung.
ICD-10-CM A15.0 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v39.0):
  • 177 Respiratory infections and inflammations with mcc
  • 178 Respiratory infections and inflammations with cc
  • 179 Respiratory infections and inflammations without cc/mcc
  • 974 Hiv with major related condition with mcc
  • 975 Hiv with major related condition with cc
  • 976 Hiv with major related condition without cc/mcc

Convert A15.0 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change
  • 2022 (effective 10/1/2021): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to A15.0:
  • Type 1 Excludes: J47
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J47

    Bronchiectasis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • bronchiolectasis
    Type 1 Excludes
    • congenital bronchiectasis (Q33.4)
    • tuberculous bronchiectasis (current disease) (A15.0)
    Use Additional
    • code to identify:
    • exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z77.22)
    • exposure to tobacco smoke in the perinatal period (P96.81)
    • history of tobacco dependence (Z87.891)
    • occupational exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z57.31)
    • tobacco dependence (F17.-)
    • tobacco use (Z72.0)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to A15.0:
  • Aneurysm (anastomotic) (artery) (cirsoid) (diffuse) (false) (fusiform) (multiple) (saccular) I72.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I72.9

    Aneurysm of unspecified site

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Billable/Specific Code
    • Rasmussen NEC A15.0
  • Assmann's focus NEC A15.0
  • Hemorrhage, hemorrhagic (concealed) R58
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R58

    Hemorrhage, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Hemorrhage NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • hemorrhage included with underlying conditions, such as:
    • acute duodenal ulcer with hemorrhage (K26.0)
    • acute gastritis with bleeding (K29.01)
    • ulcerative enterocolitis with rectal bleeding (K51.01)
  • Tuberculosis, tubercular, tuberculous (calcification) (calcified) (caseous) (chromogenic acid-fast bacilli) (degeneration) (fibrocaseous) (fistula) (interstitial) (isolated circumscribed lesions) (necrosis) (parenchymatous) (ulcerative) A15.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A15.9

    Respiratory tuberculosis unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Billable/Specific Code
    • pulmonary (cavitated) (fibrotic) (infiltrative) (nodular) A15.0

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To A15.0
A08.19 Acute gastroenteropathy due to other small round viruses
A08.2 Adenoviral enteritis
A08.3 Other viral enteritis
A08.31 Calicivirus enteritis
A08.32 Astrovirus enteritis
A08.39 Other viral enteritis
A08.4 Viral intestinal infection, unspecified
A08.8 Other specified intestinal infections
A09 Infectious gastroenteritis and colitis, unspecified
A15 Respiratory tuberculosis
A15.0 Tuberculosis of lung
A15.4 Tuberculosis of intrathoracic lymph nodes
A15.5 Tuberculosis of larynx, trachea and bronchus
A15.6 Tuberculous pleurisy
A15.7 Primary respiratory tuberculosis
A15.8 Other respiratory tuberculosis
A15.9 Respiratory tuberculosis unspecified
A17 Tuberculosis of nervous system
A17.0 Tuberculous meningitis
A17.1 Meningeal tuberculoma
A17.8 Other tuberculosis of nervous system

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.